The retro trend continues. Columbia TriStar TV is out pitching a remake of the drama "Fantasy Island," and sources say UPN is very interested in getting its hands on the show.
News Corp. is plunging into the natural world in a big way, buying an 80% stake in Television New Zealand's prestigious Natural History Unit production arm.
"Saturday Night Live" veteran Jon Lovitz is developing a new ABC sitcom at Disney created and executive produced by "Working" and "Cybill" veteran Mike Langworthy for fall 1998.
Jack the Ripper comes loping again out of the 1888 London fog in yet another version of his crimes, his motives and his often-surmised, never-proved identity. Deadly dull and begging, entry imported…
Sony Pictures Entertainment's AXN, the 24-hour action and adventure channel, has reached a distribution of 5 million households in the eight weeks since its launch, according to CEO James Buklarewicz.
After a respectable test run Monday, NBC is moving the Jenny McCarthy sitcom "Jenny" to 8:30 p.m. on that night for the last three weeks of December.
As Australia's 1997 ratings season ended, Kerry Packer's Nine Network emerged victorious with an increase of .7% to 32.6%, ahead of Kerry Stokes' Seven Network, which without the Olympian draw card…
The WB network is developing a new drama, "Felicity," from Imagine TV. The show is executive produced by feature film writer J.J. Abrams ("Regarding Henry") and director Matt Reeves ("The…
After months of rumors and uncertainty over the fate of private broadcaster Prima TV, a new management team introduced itself on Dec. 3.
NBC has ordered a pilot starring "MTV Jams" host Bill Bellamy and executive produced by former "Ellen" executive producer Mark Driscoll and "Moesha" executive producer Ralph Farquhar.
Taped in September, this special produced for public TV stations should be a staple for fundraising months, with plenty of nostalgic clips, guest appearances (via video) and handy spots for pledge…